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"England Swings (Like a Pendulum Do)" is a 1965 country music song written and performed by Roger Miller. The single was Miller's eleventh hit on the US country chart where it peaked at number three.[1] On the Billboard Hot 100, it peaked at number eight and was Miller's second number one on the Easy Listening chart. Petula Clark (from the Colour My World album)[2] and Pat Boone both released cover versions in 1967. The title refers to Swinging London, a popular term for the fashion scene in London at the time, but the lyrics mostly relate to stereotypical notions of traditional England, with references to "bobbies on bicycles", Westminster Abbey, and so on.

Chart positions[edit]Edit

Chart (1965-1966) Peak

position

U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 3
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 8
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 1
UK Singles Chart 13
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